Hoya Citings: Students research Internet usage in Rio’s favelas

This is the third part of our Vox series called “Hoya Citings” in which we feature Georgetown students’ research projects and pursuits in academia. Last week we profiled a student who researched foot-and-mouth disease at a laboratory in China. As International Health majors in the Nursing and Health School,   Alexandra Melo (NHS ’13) and Ally Noyes (NHS ’13), […]

Museum curators, professors discuss the personality of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

Yesterday, the GU Art Aficionados, the Lecture Fund, and the Department of Art and Art History hosted a panel discussion on Ai Weiwei, a controversial Chinese artist who often uses his art to criticize the Chinese government. This panel discussion comes at an opportune moment, as the opening of Weiwei’s first North American exhibit, “Ai […]

Fino Italian moves from M Street to 9th Street

Not long after fellow Italian restaurant Papa Razzi closed its doors, another popular M street eatery has decided to leave Georgetown. Fino Italian Restaurant, formerly located on M Street next to Sprinkles Cupcake, recently posted a handwritten note on its doors announcing a move to 1230 9th St. near the convention center. A Georgetown staple since […]

BroBible ranks Rhino #4 of best college bars in the nation

Did you really think we were done posting about college rankings? In recent news, this week BroBible ranked the 100 best college bars in the nation, with The Tombs at 90th place and Rhino Bar and Pumphouse going for the win in fourth place. According to BroBible, Georgetown is the place to go for “popped collars, […]

Hoya Citings: Student contributes to foot-and-mouth disease research in Shanghai laboratory

This is the second part of our Vox series called “Hoya Citings” in which we feature Georgetown students’ research projects and pursuits in academia. Last week, we interviewed a student from Georgetown’s SFS-Qatar campus. Until this summer, Georgetown student David Schaffer (COL ’14) never thought he’d need to know how to say “flask” in Chinese. […]

GPPI launches new Master’s in International Development Policy

This semester, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute launched its new Master’s in International Development Policy program. Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Africa region Shanta Devarajan spoke at the release event for the new program earlier in September. The program lasts two years and is accompanied by a summer internship and senior capstone project, focusing on quantitative, analytic […]

Hoya writes for New York Times blog about life as student veteran

Thomas Gibbons-Neff (COL ’15), a student veteran, knew transitioning to life at Georgetown wouldn’t be easy. “I was preparing for Georgetown University’s New Student Orientation, my first official re-entry into academia and a day of assemblies and awkward greetings with a bunch of kids who would have been barely teenagers when I was spending my […]

This Week in the Voice: Where is Georgetown investing?

In this week’s Feature, Patricia Cipollitti investigates Georgetown’s investment portfolio and the struggles the University faces to make ethically sound decisions.   As of now, no one outside of the Investment Office or the higher echelons of University leadership has access to the list of investments. The University’s opaque investment practices make it impossible for […]

Hoya Citings: Georgetown student brings Bible Belt to Persian Gulf

Vox is trying out a new series, “Hoya Citings,” where we feature Georgetown students doing research, publishing work, or engaging in other interesting educational pursuits. First part of our series starts with a student on the SFS-Qatar campus. The title of Nikhil Lakhanpal’s (SFS-Q, ’14) blog, “Southern Fried Kabob,” takes globalization to the next level. […]

Georgetown most expensive neighborhood to rent in the District

Georgetown has been identified as the most expensive area to rent in our nation’s capital, according to the Washington Post‘s breakdown of rent in each neighborhood. D.C. already ranks in the top ten of the nation’s most expensive cities to rent an apartment, and Georgetown’s zip code has rent rates ($3,385.64) that far exceed that […]

Electronics stolen from student’s house on 36th Street

Between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today, an unknown individual entered a Georgetown student’s residence on the 1400 block of 36th street and stole electronic equipment. According to the Department of Public Safety’s report, a student was in the house at the time of the burglary but did not see or hear the intruder. The […]